Nov 11, 2012 11:30pm EST
make a deal by january 1. some economists say uncertainty now, says it will be a drag on the economy. >> if three or four weeks they're not making progress you will see anxiety and nervousness grow in markets and board rooms. rough two months for the u.s. economy. >> house and they meet with pre obama at the white house. >>> frightening scene in an indianapolis neighborhood. the investigation into what caused the explosion that leveled homes and left two dead. >> new details tonight from the man believed to be the east coast rapist. what he has to say about the crimes he is accused of. >>> nearly 70% of venice completely flooded. what's causing the high water. >> a massive explosion leveled two homes. the fire engulfed the neighborhood and killed two people. today sitty cam together to help those affected. as we report, investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked the blast. >> it was described as a war zone. upon entering the richmond hills subdivision you can clearly see why. debris and damage everywhere. nearly every home, burned or battered or broken or simply gone.
Nov 7, 2012 11:00pm EST
to repair the economy still lies ahead. >> but, first, a one-two punch from mother nature. snow and wind hammer the northeast just nine days after super-storm sandy devastated the region. another storm slams the northeast, this one won't pack the same punch as that last one. >> it is impacting the area still reeling from sandy. looking live in waterbury, connecticut, at least six inches of snow. it's making a mess of the roads there. jay grey with a similar scene in new jersey. >> reporter: ten days after sandy and the sea is raging again. high winds and heavy rains are battering the northeast already. flood watt others are rising. >> it's very sad. it's very sad to see it's getting pounded again. >> reporter: and this time, there's also snow. >> i don't believe it's like snowing here. >> reporter: a thick blank et covering roadways and cancelling flights and now settling over the debris that sandy left behind adding to the misery that so many have been forced to deal with here. the conditions are crippling with clean-up and recovery. >> i could see us actually moving backwards and peopl
Nov 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
obama will deliver a speech on the economy from the white house. it will be his first address since election night, and it is on the eventuality of what they're calling a fiscal cliff. that's the term being used for automatic across the board cuts that were part of the 2011 budget compromise. if congress does not reach a budget deal, those cuts take effect next year. today virginia's governor bob mcdonnell ordered state agencies to cut their budgets by 4% to prepare for that possibility. >>> there is a new effort to stop a casino from coming to prince george's county. some residents filed a civil suit against question 7 today. they say a casino would compromise their quality of life. the lawsuit itself is based on voter turnout. it claims that too few registered voters came to the polls to constitute the majority required to approve question 7. >>> a chapter now closed for former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords. she was in court today as a judge sentenced jared loughner to life in prison. it was the first time that the two came face-to-face since loughner shot the congresswoman